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Moves: Coach Names New CFO; Nordstrom CTO Leaving

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Coach, Inc. announced the appointment of Kevin G. Wills as Chief Financial Officer, effective no later than March 2017. Mr. Wills joins Coach from AlixPartners LLP, a global business advisory firm, where he has served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer since March 2014. “Kevin brings nearly 30 years of broad-based and relevant retail and …

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Accessories Announces its 2017 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Now in its seventh year, Accessories magazine proudly presents the 2017 class of its annual Merchants Hall of Fame! The recipients were selected by the vendor and retailing community for their exceptional retailing expertise and business/fashion acumen. Each received a full-page profile in Merchants Hall of Fame section in the …

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QUEEN LATIFAH HONORED WITH PRINCESS GRACE AWARD DESIGNED BY ALEX SOLDIER

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Queen Latifah was recently honored at the 2016 Princess Grace Awards Gala with an award designed by fine jewelry and precious miniatures designer Alex Soldier. The evening was hosted by Their Serene Highnesses The Prince and The Princess of Monaco and the ceremony included the presentation of the Prince Rainier III Award, given …

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TAG HEUER TEAMS UP WITH “THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME” FOR CHARITY EVENT

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Muhammad Ali hosted a charity event with TAG Heuer to benefit the Muhammad Ali Center. Held at the famous Gleason’s Gym in DUMBO, Brooklyn where Muhammad Ali trained, the night was sprinkled with people from Ali’s personal and professional life including Lonnie Ali, who attended on behalf of his family, as well as some of …

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IVANKA TRUMP SHOES STEP INTO TROUBLE OVER SWEATSHOP CONDITIONS

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There’s another Trump besides Donald sitting in the hot seat this week. New allegations against Ivanka Trump’s eponymous shoe line are being hurled at the brand by employees at its production factory Xuankai Footwear Ltd., located in the Houjie area of Dongguan in China’s Pearl River Delta. The workers are claiming that they were …

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EXPERT OPINION: THE MACY’S 100 AND ITS COLLATERAL DAMAGE

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Pamela N. Danziger is an internationally recognized expert specializing in consumer insights for marketers targeting the affluent consumer.  She is president of Unity Marketing, a marketing consulting firm she founded in 1992. In a recent blog post, Danziger  projects some of the potential affects of the recently announced Macy’s closings.   Following …